R Dataset / Package survival / ovarian

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the ovarian data set which pertains to Ovarian Cancer Survival Data. The ovarian data set is found in the survival R package. You can load the ovarian data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("ovarian"). This will load the data into a variable called ovarian. If R says the ovarian data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("survival") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the ovarian R data set. The size of this file is about 568 bytes.


Ovarian Cancer Survival Data

Description

Survival in a randomised trial comparing two treatments for ovarian cancer

Usage

ovarian

Format

futime: survival or censoring time
fustat: censoring status
age: in years
resid.ds: residual disease present (1=no,2=yes)
rx: treatment group
ecog.ps: ECOG performance status (1 is better, see reference)

Source

Terry Therneau

References

Edmunson, J.H., Fleming, T.R., Decker, D.G., Malkasian, G.D., Jefferies, J.A., Webb, M.J., and Kvols, L.K., Different Chemotherapeutic Sensitivities and Host Factors Affecting Prognosis in Advanced Ovarian Carcinoma vs. Minimal Residual Disease. Cancer Treatment Reports, 63:241-47, 1979.

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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Attachment Size
dataset-16952.csv 568 bytes
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0